Category: Joseph and Jesus – A Comparison

Joseph’s Brothers Mingled Hypocrisy With Their Hatred. Same With Jesus

WEEK 18:

 

 

 

Joseph                        

Genesis 37:27 Come, let us sell him to the Ishmaelite’s and let not our hand be upon him, for he is our brother and our flesh. And his brethren were contented.

 

Jesus

John 18:28-31 28 Then led they Jesus from Caiaphas unto the hall of judgement: and it was early, and they themselves went not into the judgement hall, lest they should be defiled: but that they might eat the Passover. 29 Pilate then went out unto them, and said, What accusation bring ye against this man? 30 They answered and said unto him, if He were not a malefactor, we would not have delivered Him up unto thee.

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Joseph Was Taken Out of the Pit Alive. Jesus Resurrected from the Tomb.

WEEK 17:

 

 

Joseph

Genesis 37:28 Then there passed by Midianites merchantmen: and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph to the Ishmaelite’s  for twenty pieces of silver: and they brought Joseph into Egypt

 

Jesus

1 Corinthians 15:4 And He was buried, and that He rose again the third day, according to the Scriptures.

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Joseph Was Cast into a Pit. Jesus Was Put in a Grave

WEEK 16:

 

 

Joseph

Genesis 37:24 And they took him, and cast him into a pit: and the pit was empty, there was no water in it.

 

Jesus

Matthew 12:40 For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale’s belly; so shall the Son of Man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.

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Both Were Stripped of Their Clothing

WEEK 15:

 

Joseph

Genesis 37:23 And it came to pass, when Joseph was come unto his brethren, that they stript Joseph out of his coat, his coat of many colours that was on him.

 

Jesus

Matthew 27:28 And they stripped Him, and put on Him a scarlet robe.

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Reuben Wanted to Rescue Joseph. Pilate Wanted to Rescue Jesus

WEEK 14:

 

Joseph

Genesis 37:20-21 20 Come now therefore, and let us slay him, and cast him into some pit, and we will say, some evil beast hath devoured him: and we shall see what will become of his dreams. 21 And Reuben heard it, and he delivered him out of their hands, and said, Let us not kill him.

 

Jesus

Matthew 27:24 When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but rather a tulmult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person, see ye to it.

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Joseph Brethren Didn’t Believe His Dreams. Religous Leaders Didn’t Believe Jesus

WEEK 13:

 

 

Joseph

Genesis 37:19 And they said one to another, Behold, this dreamer cometh.

 

Jesus  

Matthew 27:39-43 39 And they that passed by reviled Him, wagging their heads. 40 And saying, Thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest it in three days, save thyself. If thou be the Son of God: come down from the cross. 41 Likewise also the chief priests mocking Him, with the scribes and elders, said, 42 He saved others: Himself He cannot save. If He be the King of Israel, let Him now come down from the cross and we will believe Him. 43 He trusted in God; let Him deliver Him now, if He will have Him; for He said, I am the Son of God.

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Both Were Conspired Against

WEEK 12:

 

Joseph

Genesis 37:18 And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near unto them, they conspired against him to slay him.

 

Jesus

Matthew 12:14 Then the Pharisees went out, and held a council against Him, how they might destroy Him.

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Joseph Sought His Brethren Willingly. Jesus Came to Do His Father’s Will

WEEK 11:

 

Joseph

Genesis 37:17 And the man said, They are departed hence, for I heard them say, Let us go to Dothan. And Joseph went after his brethren, and found them in Dothan.

 

Jesus

John 1:11 He came to His own, and His own received Him not.

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Joseph Was Sent by His Father to His Brothers. God Sent Jesus to Israel

WEEK 10:

 

Joseph

Genesis 37:13 And Israel said unto Joseph, Do not thy brethren feed the flock in Shechem? Come, and I will send thee unto them. And he said to him, Here am I.

 

Jesus

Matthew 21:37-38 37 But last of all, He sent unto them His Son, saying, They will reverence My Son. 38 But when the husbandmen saw the Son, they said among themselves, This is the heir; come, let us kill Him, and let us seize on His inheritance.

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Joseph Promised a Remarkable Future. Jesus Looked to the Cross

WEEK 9:

 

Joseph

Genesis 37:5-11 5 And Joseph dreamed a dream, and he told it his brethren; and they hated him yet more. 6 And he said unto them, Hear, I pray you, this dream which I have dreamed. 7 For, behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and lo, my sheaf arose, and also stood upright: and behold, your sheaves stood round about, and made obeisance to my sheaf. 8 And his brethren said unto him, Shalt thou indeed reign over us? And they hated him yet the more for his dreams, and for his words. 9 And he dreamed yet another dream, and told it his brethren, and said, Behold, I have dreamed a dream more: and the sun and the moon and the eleven stars made obeisance to me. 10 And he told it to his father, and to his brethren: and his father rebuked him, and said unto him, What is this dream that thou hast dreamed? Shall I and thy mother and thy brethren indeed come to bow down ourselves to thee to the earth? 11 And his brethren envied him: but his father observed the saying.

 

Jesus

Isaiah 9:6-7 6 For unto us a child is born, unto us a Son is given: and the government shall be upon His shoulder, and His name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. 7 Of the increase of His government and peace, there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon His Kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with judgement and with justice from henceforth even forever. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this.

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